Suming Weng Professor
  • Institute of Laser Plasma Physics
  • Plasma Physics
  • 021-34204629
  • Room 519, No. 2 Science Building
  • wengsuming@sjtu.edu.cn
  • http://llp.sjtu.edu.cn/members/members_content.php?cid=180

2014.04 -                Distinguished Research Fellow,  
                              Department of Physics and Astronomy, Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
2011.07 - 2014.03   JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Specially Appointed Researcher, 
                              Institute of Laser Engineering, Osaka University (Host: Prof. M. Murakami).
2009.03 - 2011.06   Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research fellow, 
                              Institute of Applied Physics, TU Darmstadt (Host: Prof. P. Mulser);
                              Department of Physics, LMU Munich (Host: Prof. H. Ruhl).
2003.09 - 2009.03   Doctor of Science in Optical Physic, 
                              Institute of Physics, CAS (Supervisor: Prof. Z. M. Sheng).
2004.07 - 2005.06   Visiting Student in Microsoft Research Asia (Host: Prof. Z. C. Lin).
1999.09 - 2003.06   Bachelor of Science in Physics, Nankai University.
1999.09 - 2003.06   Bachelor of Science in Computational Mathematics, Nankai University.

Research Interests:  

Analytical and numerical studies in laser-plasma interactions, which mainly includes Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF), fast ignition, laser-driven ion acceleration, laser-driven high-energy neutron production, laser absorption, fast electron generation, plasma transport theory, plasma hydrodynamics, laser matter interactions in radiation dominated regime, and development of simulation codes (such as Vlasov-Fokker-Planck code, particle-in-cell code, and molecular dynamics code).

  1. X. L. Zhu, S. M. Weng*, M. Chen, Z. M. Sheng*, and J. Zhang, “Efficient generation of relativistic near-single-cycle mid-infrared pulses in plasmas”, Light: Science and Applications 9, 46 (2020)

  2. Y. Zhao*, S. Weng, Z. Sheng, N. Kang, H. Liu, J. Zhu, and J. Zhang, “Plasma modulator for high-power intense lasers”, Optics Express 28, 15794 (2020).

  3. X. Zheng, S. Weng*, Z. Zhang, H. Ma, M. Chen, P. McKenna, and Z. Sheng*, “Simultaneous polarization transformation and amplification of multi-petawatt laser pulses in magnetized plasmas”, Optics Express 27, 19319 (2019)

  4. X. Zheng, S. Weng*, H. Ma, Y. Wang, M. Chen, P. McKenna, and Z. Sheng*, “Control of laser light by a plasma immersed in a tunable strong magnetic field”, Optics Express 27, 23529 (2019)

  5. Q. Zhao, S. M. Weng*, M. Chen, M. Zeng, B. Hidding, D. A. Jaroszynski, R. Assmann, and Z. M. Sheng, “Sub-femtosecond electron bunches in laser wakefield acceleration via injection suppression with a magnetic field”, Plasma Physics and Controlled Fusion 61, 085015 (2019)

  6. H. C. Wang, S. M. Weng*, M. Liu, M. Chen, M. Q. He, Q. Zhao, M. Murakami, and Z. M. Sheng*, “Ion beam bunching via phase rotation in cascading laser-driven ion acceleration”, Physics of Plasmas 25, 083116 (2018)

  7. Q. Zhao, S. M. Weng*, Z. M. Sheng*, M. Chen, G. B. Zhang, W. B. Mori, B. Hidding, D. A. Jaroszynski, and J. Zhang, “Ionization injection in a laser wakefield accelerator subject to a transverse magnetic field”, New Journal of Physics 20, 063031 (2018).

  8. M. Liu, S. M. Weng*, H. C. Wang, M. Chen, Q. Zhao, Z. M. Sheng*, M. Q. He, Y. T. Li, and J. Zhang, “Efficient injection of radiation-pressure-accelerated sub-relativistic protons into laser wakefield acceleration based on 10 PW lasers”, Physics of Plasmas 25, 063103 (2018).

  9. J. Luo, M. Chen*, W. Y. Wu, S. M. Weng, Z. M. Sheng*, C. B. Schroeder, D. A. Jaroszynski, E. Esarey, W. P. Leemans, W. B. Mori, and J. Zhang, “Multistage coupling of laser-wakefield accelerators with curved plasma channels”, Physical Review Letters 120, 154801 (2018).

  10. S. M. Weng*, Z. M. Sheng*, M. Murakami, M. Chen, M. Liu, H. C. Wang, T. Yuan, J. Zhang, “Optimization of hole-boring radiation pressure acceleration of ion beams for fusion ignition”, Matter and Radiation at Extremes 3, 28 (2018).

  11. S. Weng*, Q. Zhao, Z. Sheng*, W. Yu, S. Luan, M. Chen, L. Yu, M. Murakami, W. B. Mori, and J. Zhang, “Extreme case of Faraday effect: magnetic splitting of ultrashort laser pulses in plasmas”, Optica 4, 1086 (2017)

  12. Y. Zhao, S. Weng, M. Chen, J. Zheng, H. Zhuo, C. Ren, Z. Sheng*, and J. Zhang, “Effective suppression of parametric instabilities with decoupled broadband lasers in plasma”, Physics of Plasmas 24, 112102 (2017).

  13. L. L. Yu*, Y. Zhao, L. J. Qian, M. Chen, S. M. Weng, Z. M. Sheng*, D. A. Jaroszynski, W. B. Mori, and J. Zhang, “Plasma optical modulators for intense lasers”, Nature Communications 7, 11893 (2016).

  14. M. Liu, S. M. Weng*, Y. T. Li, D. W. Yuan, M. Chen, P. Mulser, Z. M. Sheng*, M. Murakami, L. L. Yu, X. L. Zheng, and J. Zhang, “Collisionless electrostatic shock formation and ion acceleration in intense laser interactions with near critical density plasmas”, Physics of Plasmas 23, 113103 (2016).

  15. S. M. Weng*, M. Liu, Z. M. Sheng*, M. Murakami, M. Chen, L. L. Yu, and J. Zhang, “Dense blocks of energetic ions driven by multi-petawatt lasers”, Scientific Reports 6, 22150 (2016)

  16. S. M. Weng*, M. Murakami, H. Azechi, J. W. Wang, M. Chen, Z. M. Sheng, N. Tasoko, P. Mulser, W. Yu, and B. F. Shen, “Efficient generation of high-fluence quasi-monoenergetic ion beams for hole-boring fast ignition using temporally tailored intense laser pulses”, Physics of Plasmas 21, 012705 (2014)

  17. S. M. Weng*, M. Murakami, P. Mulser, and Z. M. Sheng, “Ultra-intense laser pulse propagation in plasmas: from classic hole-boring to incomplete hole-boring with relativistic transparency”, New Journal of Physics 14, 063026 (2012)

  18. S. M. Weng*, P. Mulser*, and Z. M. Sheng, “Relativistic critical density increase and relaxation and high-power pulse propagation”, Physics of Plasmas 19, 022705 (2012)

  19. S. M. Weng, Z. M. Sheng*, and J. Zhang, “Inverse bremsstrahlung absorption with nonlinear effects of high laser intensity and non-Maxwellian distribution”, Physical Review E 80, 056406 (2009)

  20. S. M. Weng, Z. M. Sheng*, M. Q. He, J. Zhang, P. A. Norreys, M. Sherlock, and A. P. L. Robinson, “Plasma currents and electron distribution functions under a dc electric field of arbitrary strength”, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, 185001 (2008).

2018年度作为团队骨干之一荣获香港求是基金会“杰出科技成就集体奖”;2019年度荣获国防基础科研核科学挑战专题“科学挑战英才”称号;2020 年度荣获亚太等离子体学会“杰出青年科学家奖”。

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